Haulotte gets closer to the stars

On 29 April  2021, China successfully launched the core module of its space station, known as CSS (China Space Station), into orbit. Haulotte (mobile) elevated work platforms ((M)EWP) have been working at the Wenchang spacecraft launch site for the assembly and testing stage of this central piece of the future station. The construction of China’s […]

10/05/2021 - 13:46 pm

AGV’s keeps beer flowing into the future

Lion is one of Australasia’s largest beverage companies, employing over 4000 people across Australia and New Zealand. Lion markets premium brands in the beer, cider, fine wine, spirits and both alcoholic and non-alcoholic ready-to-drink beverages. With this diverse portfolio, Lion collectively generates a revenue of around AUD$3.958 billion each year. With a total of 15 […]

28/04/2021 - 11:42 am

Building a skilled Hawke’s Bay workforce through virtual reality

T&G Global is harnessing virtual reality technology to recruit and train Hawke’s Bay locals in positions it’s struggling to fill, particularly forklift drivers. The company has partnered with the Whiti programme to deliver a Supply Chain Cadetship which offers job seekers a two-week comprehensive forklift training programme using the latest virtual reality (VR) training technology […]

05/04/2021 - 20:08 pm

Controlling the fear factor  

The family-owned Lapp organisation has a global reputation for its levels of quality, innovation and for its commitment to ethical values and service. These are qualities it says it will bring to key Australian markets. The families’ investment in Australia is a strong vote of confidence in local industry as it increasingly moves into the […]

30/03/2021 - 17:00 pm

Jan de Nul crane vessel uses DLM tensionmeters

Les Alizés, a next generation, 5000t capacity floating installation crane vessel, currently being built in China by Jan de Nul will be employing eight bespoke Running Line Monitors (RLMs) from UK company Dynamic Load Monitoring (UK) Ltd (DLM) DLM, a specialist in the design, manufacture, repair and calibration of load cells and load monitoring equipment, […]

10/03/2021 - 16:15 pm

BYD is environmental winner

Chinese manufacturer BYD forklift trucks has been instrumental in winning the Environment category of The Logistics Awards for the second year. A UK fruit processing site operating a range of zero-emission BYD forklift trucks has won the Environment category of The Logistics Awards. Kent-based Cottage Farms, a fruit processor which supplies a household-name grocery chain […]

08/03/2021 - 20:07 pm

Kito hoists on retired Antarctic observation vessel

Following the successful careers of the Soya and Fuji, Shirase (AGB-5002) was the third-generation Japanese Antarctic observation vessel. During its service, the ship made 25 round trips between Japan and the Antarctic continent, docking at the Showa base a record 24 times. Decommissioned in July 2008, since May 2010 the ship has been permanently docked […]

05/03/2021 - 13:02 pm

Trim and terrific with Toyota Forklifts

A Western Australia motor trimming business has regularly grown its exclusively Toyota Material Handling forklift fleet as it commensurately expanded over the last decade. Modern Motor Trimmers, located in the south-eastern Perth suburb of Welshpool, started out in general trimming and the restoration of vehicle seats, later becoming the exclusive Western Australia agent for ISRI […]

22/02/2021 - 20:49 pm
Zip Water

New Toyota material handling equipment for Zip Water

Iconic Australian brand, Zip Water, has acquired a substantial fleet of new Toyota material handling equipment to support its expanded production line.  From humble beginnings, the company now exports its drinking water systems to more than 70 countries, yet still manufactures locally, out of its factory in Condell Park in Sydney’s west. Glenn Bucknell, Zip […]

30/11/2020 - 17:59 pm

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LHA May/June 2021

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